Corll Obituaries, Page 3
Elenora L. Phelps (source-Muskegon Chronicle,May 7,1993; ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Elenora L. Phelps, age 71, died early Thursday morning at a local hospital following a short illness. She was born Dec.2,1921, in Muskegon and lived here most of her life. The former Elenora Lucille Porter married Donald R. Phelps in Bryan,OH, on Dec. 31,1941. who preceded her in death in Korea on April 2,1951. Prior to her retirement she was employed at the Muskegon Osteopathic Hospital as a medical recordsd librarian and later worked at Muskegon Paper Box. Survivors: 1 daughter,Mrs. Sheila (Duane) arnouts of North Shores; three sons: Donald R. (Mary) Phelps of Tallahassee,FL; David L.(Grace) Phelps, England and Thomas C. (Paddy) Phelps of Brighton,MI; two sisters: Mrs. Mary Nuttall and Mrs. Edna Johnson, both of Muskegon; six grandchildren and one great grandaughter. There will be no visitation, Memorials:Am. Cancer Society.
Cecil P.Porter (source-The Muskegon Chronicle, Mar.5,1991; ref. Bob Orr): Mr. Cecil P. Porter, age 72, died suddenly Monday morning at a local hospital. He was born August 3, 1918 in Muskegon and married the former Marian T. Keur in Muskegon on June 28,1941. Mr. Porter was a member of the Oakwood Baptist Church and also a member of the Muskegon Hts. Eagles for over 40 years. He coached Little League and Pony League for many years and had been an avid bowler and was active in various leagues through out the Muskegon area and was a supporter of interscholastic sports. , in particular the Ravenna Bulldog teams. Mr. Porter had been employed at Sealed Power for 44 years before retiring in 1980. Survivors: his wife,Marian; one son: James (Judy) Porter of Ravenna, 4 daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Patricia) Overly of N.Muskegon, Mrs. Gerald (Carolyn) Bush and Mrs. Michael (Janice) Brents, both of Zeeland; and Mrs. Gregory ( Mary) Huss of Muskegon; four sisters: Mrs. Mary Nuttall of Fruitportl Mrs. Edna Johnson of Muskegon; Mrs. Doris Barney of Spring Lake, and Mrs. Elenora Phelps of Roosevelt Park; his mother-in-law Mrs. Sara Keur; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Harold Porter and a sister Helen Stoner. The funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 am at the Lee Funeral Home with Rev. Timothy R. Phillippart officiating. Internment Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Visitation this evening 7 to 9 pm and Wednesday 2 - 4 pm and 7-9 pm. Memorial: The Ronald McDonald House.
Evaline E. Boyko (ref. Diane Hosler): Evaline E. Boyko,76,died Wednesday,July 30,1977, at Hackley Hospital. She was born Dec,.18,1920 to Clarence and Mary (Coral) Rettinhouse in Sandy Lake. On Oct.12,1940, she married William Boyko, in Grand Haven who survives. Mrs. Boyko was a homemaker and attended Bethel Baptist Church of Fruitport. Survivors include her husband William, one son Brian Randall Boyko, Twin Lakes; two daughters: Kathleen Pope, Grand Haven and Christine Lipford of Selmer,TN; one sister, Mildred Hitsman,Nunica; one brother,Clayton (Connie) Rettinhouse, Nunica; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are by Clock Funeral Home of Fruitport. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at the Fruitport Congregational Church U.C.C. with Rev. William J. Bertch officiating. Internment at Fruitport Twp. Cem. Friends may meet the family 7-9 pm Friday at the Clock Funeral Home of Fruitport.
Clarence Rittenhouse (Source-Grand Haven Tribune,Feb.25,1963; Ref. Diane Hosler): Clarence Rittenhouse,Nunica, died Saturday at Municipal Hospital after a brief illness. He was 75 and was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago. Born Oct.1, 1887, in Paris Twp., Kent CO, MI, he moved from Coorpersville to the Nunica area in 1936. He married the former Mary Alma Correl, March 25,1909. She died Feb.21,1953. Mr. Rittenhouse was employed at the E.H. Sheldon Co., Muskegon as a wood finisher, retiring in 1956. Survivors include five daughters: Mrs. Guy (Mildred) Hitsman of Muskegon Heights; Mrs. L. Walter (Ellen ) Vink of Nunica; Mrs. George (Myrna) Vandervelde of Coopersville; Mrs. William (Eva) Boyko of Fruitport; and Mrs. James (Ella) Buist of Nunica; two sons: Clyde of Nunica and Clayton of Spring Lake; 34 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Arthur (Mae) Clark of Grand Rapids and a brother George of Nunica. The body is at the Kammeraad Funeral Home.
Evelyn E, Boyko(ref. Diane Hosler): Evaline E.Boyko , 76, died Wednesday,July 30,1977 at Hackley Hospital. She was born Dec.18,1920, to Clarence and Mary (Coral) Rettinhouse in Sandy Lake, On Oct.12, 1940, she married William Boyko in Grand Haven who survives. Mrs. Boyko was a homemaker and attended Bethel Baptist Church of Fruitport. Survivors include her husband, William; one son Brian Randall Boyko ,Twin Lakes; two daughters: Kathleen Pope , Grand Haven and Christine Lipford of Selmer,TN; one sister Mildred Hitsman, Nunica and one brother Clayton (Connie) Rettinhouse, Nunica; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are by the Clock Funeral Home of Fruitport. Services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, at the Fruitport Congregational Church U.C.C. with Rev. William J. Bertch officiating. Internment at Fruitport Twp. Cem. Friends may meet the family 7-9 pm Friday at the Clock Funeral Home of Fruitport.
Dora Crum Neff (source-Mahoning Dispatch, Feb.9,1934; ref. Jennifer Neff): Dora M. nee Crum Neff;Mrs. Clyde C. Neff,Apr.15,1882 to Feb.2,1934, 51y,9m,17 days, died last Friday at her home on the Canfield-Austintown Rd. She was born in Austintown Twp. where she spent her life. Besides her husbandm she leaves one son, Hugh; sister,Mrs., Chas. Popovich; brother ,Opera Crum. Funeral services were held from the home Sunday afternoon in charge of the Rev. C.Lang, pastor of the Austintown Community Church, of which she was a member. Burial was made in the Smith's Corners Cem, Row 11,Austintown Twp., Mahoning CO, OH.
Miss Eva Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator Mar.11,1922-Canfield Nurse Dead Underwent Operation): Complications which developed following an operation proved fatal to Miss Eva Corll,,Canfield, a student nurse at the Youngstown Hospital.,her death occuring at that institution at 4:30 oclock in the morning. Her passing has cast a shadow of sorrow and regret among the hospital staff, since she had been one of the most beloved and highly regarded young women, kind and gentle of manner, possessed of a sweet and amiable disposition and extremely thoughtful and sympathetic to those about her. She had practically completed her training at the hospital and would have graduated in May. Miss Corll was born in Cornersburg, Dec.4,1900, a daughter of Mrs. Agnes (Zedaker) Corll Blott; a brother and two sisters, John R. Corll,city;and Mrs. C.A. Bishop,W.Austintown and Mrs. C.E. Held.Struthers. Funeral services will be held at the Canfield M.E. Church at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning with Rev. Cope officiating. Burial in the Canfield Cem.
Miss Eva Corll (source-Mahoning Dispatch, Mar.17,1922; Ref. Jennifer Neff): Miss Eva Corll,of Canfield, a student nurse in the Youngstown Hospital, died last Saturday morning in that institution following a surgical operation which developed complications. In her passing has cast a shadow of gloom over the hospital staff and her home and community. Bright,vicarious, and sweet she endeared herself to a wide variety of friends. The wealth of floral tributes sent to the home bearing silent testimony to the high esteem in which she was held. Graduating from the Canfield High School in the class of 1919 she soon entered training for nurses. She had never lost a day on the account of sickness until her last class and would have graduated in April. Her thoughtfulness and sympathetic ministrations for the afflicted under her care earned for her gratitude which words could not express. Miss Corll was born in Cornersburgm Dec.4,1900, a daughter of Mrs. Agnes Baker Corll Blott and the late Andrew Corll. Most of her life was spent in and near Canfield. She is survived by her step father ,Nathan Blott and motherbrother J.R. Corll of Youngstown, two sisters Mrs. C.A Bishop of Austintown and Mrs. C. E. Held of Struthers. Funeral services Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock held from the Methodist Church of which she was a member, in charge Rev.C.L.Cope was largely attended. The pallbearers, four of these members of her old school class were Paul Mathews, Richard Bingham, Hugh Boyer, Howard Lynn,Clarence Blott and Frank Housel.Misses Emma Hake, Ruth Clay,Evelyn Shafer,Wilda Andrews and Isabel Neff were in charge of the flowers. Burial was made in the Village Cemetery.
Susie Moyer (source-Warren Tribune Chronicle,Aug.19,1955; ref.Diane Hosler): Mrs. Susie A. Moyer, who would have been 96 on Nov.12, died at 1:45 PM yesterday at the Scarry Convalescent Home, Austintown. She had been ill for a year with a heart ailment. A resident of Leavittsburg for 42 years, Mrs. Moyer was born in Cornersburg, Mahoning County on Nov. 12,1859, and was the daughter of Peter and Sarah Corll. She resided for a time in Southington before moving to Leavittsburg, and was a member of the Second Christian Church of Warren. Here husband,Peter, preceded her in death in 1930. A son, Clayton M.Moyer,Ravenna and a step-son,Elmer M. Moyer,Warren survive. Services will be held at the White Funeral Home at 3 pm Monday, Friends may call at the funeral home from 7:30 to 9 pm Sunday.
Peter Moyer (source-Warren Tribune Chronicle, Apr.19,1930; ref.Diane Hosler): Peter Moyer,aged 73, of the Leavittsburgh road passed away at the city hospital at one this morning. Following an illness of eight weeks. Death was due to complications. Mr. Moyer had been in the hospital one week. He was born in Southington, July 28,1856,and had resided on the Leavittsburg Road 17 years.He united with the Christian Church when 15 years of age, and was a member of the Second Christian Church . Surviving are his wife, Susie Moyer, two sons: Elmer of Bazzeta, Clayton of Ravenna; one daughter, Mrs. Nora Stroup of Leavittsburg and six grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The body will be taken to the Leavittsburg home from White's Funeral Home Saturday morning. The service will be held Sunday
Pearl I. Witherstine (source-Youngstown Vindicator,Sept.7,1966; ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Pearl I. Witherstine, 74, of 5360 Kirk Road, died of a heart ailment at 7:L45 PM Tuesday in the South Side Hospital after an illness of three weeks. She was born Oct.12,1891, in Austintown, a daughter of Martin and Etta (Flick) Corll and had lived in the area all her life. She was a member of the North Jackson Federated Church. Besides her husband, Harvey C., whom she was married in 1919, she leaves a son Vernon of Niles; two daughtersL Mrs. Wanda Spencer of Youngstown and Mrs. Mildred Greier, with whom she made her home; a sister, Mrs. May Butzer of Youngstown; three brothers: Homer Corll of Salem;Emery of Youngstown and Arthur of Canfield; 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Tammie Corene Corll (source-Rootsweb.com; ref.Bob Orr): Graveside services for Tammie Corene Corll will be at 2:30 pm Saturday in Walnut Hill Cem. with Chaplin Willie Peacock officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Beauregard-Vernon, Leesville. Mrs. Corll,41, of Kileen,TX died Saturday, Jan,15,2000, in Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio. She was a native of Alexandria. Survivors include her husband, Thomas E. Corll of Killeen,TX; three sons: Kenneth A. Richards and Joshua Corll,both of Killeen,TX, and Benjamin Corll of Raleigh,N.C. her mother, Mary Gilbert of Leesville and three brothers: Billy J. Richards of Leesville; Russell E. Richards of Columbia,TN and Davin Colon of Violet.
Monroe Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Apr.13,1928; ref. Bob Orr): Monroe Corll,aged 70 years, died at 2:30 PM Wednesday afternoon at his home on the Austintown-Canfield Rd. He was born in Austintown Twp. and had lived in the vicinity all his life. For 50 years he was a member of the Zion Reformed Church in Canfield. Surviving are three brothers and two sisters: Cornelious, Jefferson and Charles Corll of Austintown Twp. and Mrs. Elizabeth Neff and Mrs. Harriet Crum of Austintown. Funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 PM at the Zion Reformed Church; Rev. Glessmer officiating. Internment will be made in the Canfield Mausoleum. (editor's note:the remains of those in the Canfield Mausoleum were removed and reburied in the back section of the cemetery)
Maude May Ausnehmer (source-Youngstown Vindicator. Mar.4,1963; ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Maude Mae Ausnehamer, 62, 4543 Mahoning Ave., died of a coronary attack at 6:15 PM Sunday at her home after a week's illness. Mrs. Ausnehmer was born Mar.4,1901 in Ausintown Twp, a daughter of Jefferson and Alice (Clay) Corll. She was a member of the Smith';smCorners E.U.B. Churchn and the President of the Ladies Church activities Group of that church, and a member of the Fernleaf Rebekah Lodge and Dublin Grange of Canfield. Her first husband Christopher F. Hacker, died in 1823 and her second husband Ernie Ausnehmerm died in March 1962. Mrs. Ausnehmer leaves a daughter Mts Lewis Rosenberger of Canfield, abd a brother Chaunce Corll.Canfield; twp grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Thursdayat the Lane Funeral home Austintiwn Chapel,where friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday evening
Ernest J. Ausnehmer (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Mar.30,1962; ref.Bob Orr): Ernest J. Ausnehmer,69,of 4543 Mahoning Ave. died at 7 pm Thursday at this residence following a long illness. Mr. Ausnehmer was born June 26,1892, in Youngstown, a son of John and Mary (Bowman) Ausnehmer. and had lived 37 years in Austintown Twp, formerly residing at 6120 Kirk Rd. He was a retired employee of the Keystone Transportation Co. and was a member of the Smith's Corners E.U.M. Church, Lodge 403 of the 100F, Fernleaf Rebecca Lodge 564 and was a member of the Golden Age Club of Canfield, He leaves his wife, the former Maude Coral Hacker, whom he married in 1924, a step-daughter Mrs. Lewis Rosenberger at Canfield.two sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Carney of Girard and Mrs. Anna Ague of Hubbard,three brothers: Earl and John of Youngstown and Fred of Canfield and two grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday at the Austintown Chapel of the Lane Funeral Home where friends may call Saturday and Sunday evenings. The family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to the building fund of the church.
Harry R. Crum (Mahoning Dispatch, July 7,1961;ref. Jennifer Neff): Harry R. Crum, husband of Lulu May nee Yager, Aug.23,1894 to July 4,1961, 66yr 10 m. 10 days. 65, Raccoon Rd. died of a heart ailment early Tuesday in Crile Veterans' Hospital, Cleveland following an illness of several months. Born in Austintown Twp, Aug 25,1895 (sic 1894), ke was a son of Martin and Harriet (Corll) Crum and was a life resident of the locality. He was employed by the U.S.Steel Corp. before his retirement. Mr. Crum was a member of the Canfield Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and a veteran of World War One. Besides his wife , the former Lulu Mae Yeager, whom he married in 1921, he leaves two daughters: Mrs. Edward Hall (Bernice) of Canfield and Mrs. Michael Raugghanti (Beulah) of Youngtown. Funeral services will be held at 3 pm Friday at the Lane Austintown Chapel. Burial July 7,1961 Old N. Cem. East Section,row 4, Canfield, Mahoning Co, OH (note: WWI OH Private,Co.D.112th Engineers).
Martin Crum (source-Mahoning Dispatch, May 12, 1916; ref. Jennifer Neff): Martin Corll died Sunday night in his home near Watch Corners after an illness of several months with kidney disease. Deceased was born June 18,1846 in Austintown Twp., and there spent his entire life being engaged in farming. On Jan.30,1887 he was married to Miss Harriet Corll who, with one son Harry, survives him. He also leaves a brother and sister: Eli Crum and Mrs. Alice Smith of Austintown Twp. Funeral services in charge of Rev. J.M KJendig were held Wed. forenoon from Zion Reformed Church north of Canfield and iunternment was nade in the church cem.
Martin Crum (source-Mahoning Dispatch May 12,1916; another article): George Brooks and wife of West St. and Earl Corll and wife attended the funeral of the latter's uncle Martyn Crum, near Watch Corners,today. They were accompanied by Elton Crum and wife ,city. Burial May 10,1916, Old N. Cem. Old Section row 16, Canfield, Mahoning Co.,OH
Martin Crum (source-Youngstown Telegram, May 8,1915) Martin Crum died at his home west of Cornersburg at 9:45 AM Sunday after a three months' illness of Brights Disease. Mr. Crum was born June 18,1846, in Austintown where he spent his entire life in farming. He was a son of the late Samuel and Lydia (Brunstetter) Crum who were among the most prominent pioneers of the community and he himself was widely known and highly respected. Jan. 30,1887, he married Miss Harriet Corll who survives with a son Harry Crum at home. He also leaves a brother and sister: Eli Crum and Mrs. Alice Smith. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 am from the residence and at 11 am from the Zion Reformed Church. Internment will be made in the Zion Reformed Cem. with Rev. Kendig officiating.
Frederick Kloosterhouse(source-The Grand Rapids Press, Dec.14,1993; Ref.,Diane Hosler): Mr. Frederick Kloosterhouse, 73, of Lamont was called home by his Lord Monday, Dec.13,1993. He was preceded in death by his son, Dale Frederick Kloosterhouse; son-in-law Earl Herschberger, brother Marvin Kloosterhouse,. He is survived by his wife Pauline, his children: Betty and Jack Busman of Coopersville. Lois and William Wiersma of Zeeland, Ellen and Randy Merritt of Walker; his grandchildren: Amy and Ken Herschberger, Amanda and Abby Busman, Andrea, Sara, Rebekah and Timothy Wiersma, Joey Merritt: brother Orwin "Bud" Kloosterhouse of Coopersville sister, Caroline and Bill Cushway of Coopersville,sister-in-law Arlene and George Bouwkamp of Grand Rapids, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday 1:30 PM in Lamont Christian Reformed Church wit Rev.Ray B. Lanning ,officiating.Burial in Lamont Cem. Visitation hours 7 to 9 PM Tuesday and 2-4 and7-9 pm Wednesday at the Throop Funeral Home ,Coopersville.Memorials may be made to the Lamont Christian Reformed Church building fund.
Luther James Mulder (source-Grand Rapids Press, Sept.3,1997; Ref. Diana Hosler): Mr. Luther James Mulder,age 80, of West Olive was called home by his Lord Tuesday, Sept.2,1997. He was a member of West Olive Reformed Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Adriana Mulder, children: Jim and Shirley Mulder of Hudsonville Rita and Ronald Witteveen of Holland; Rodney and Carol Mulder of Zeeland; Jo and Phil Stegenga of West Olive; Dave and Chris Mulder of Channing,MI; 15 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Ted and Wilma Mulder;sister-in-law Polly Mulder, Lucille Mulder, Marie Potgeter, Florence Potgeter,Loretta Potgeter, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday 1 pm at the Throop Funeral Home-Allendale- with burial in the Allendale Cem, Rev. Mark Stephenson, officiating, Visditation houts 7 to 0 pm Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Archie Ernest Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Oct.19,1909; Ref. Bob Orr): Archie E. Corll, 23 years old of 102 St.Louis Ave., Youngstown was instantly killed and Paul W. Weimer ,21 years old, of 143 Garfield St., was fataly injured and died in the City Hospital in an accident Saturday afternoon shortly after 3 o'clock at the plant of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, East Youngstown. (editor's note: see full story under chapter Strange Stories) (Headline Story in th newspaper: ( TWO MEN MEET DEATH UNDER TONS OF METAL)
Alfred Carl (source-Gratiot County Herald, Jan.27,1925; ref: Bob Orr): Funeral of Mr. Carl was held at Seville Tuesday. The neighborhood of Seville Center received a shock Saturday morning with the news of the very sudden death of Alfred Carl. About 5 o'clock a.m. he made some movement with an arm which awakened his wife. She spoke to him. but he did not answer, just moaned a little, and she at once tried to find out what was the matter with him,but he had passed away. Not having any near neighbor and no phone , the young wife had to leave the husband alone, carry her five month old baby and walk more than a half mile to the home of her father, Harvey Jacobs, for a doctor and help. Mr. Carl had been in poor health all summer but was much better so he was at work again. It is thought his death was due to heart failure. Mr. Carl was well known having been born and lived in Seville all his life except about one and one half years in Flint. Besides his wife and little daughter he leaves his mother, three brothers, two sisters and many relatives and friends. The funeral was held from the Seville Center Church Tuesday afternoon and internment made in the Center cem.
Henry Corl (source- The Alma Record, Alma,MI, Nov.15,1928, Ref. Bob Orr): Death Calls Old Soldier to Rest Armistice Day: Henry Corl passes away in Grover Avenue Home, Sunday. The ranks of the Civil War Veterans are rapidly thinning and this week another faithful member dropped out when Mr. Henry Corl of this city and recently of Elwell passed away after an illness of some duration. Mr. Corll was 83 years and three months of age, and his life was a long and strenous one. Born in Youngstown,OH in 1844 he grew to a young manhood in time to take part in the Civil War and with many other northern men he went through many engagements but came out safely to resume life as a civilian. Later he came to Michigan and with his wife established a home near Elwell where they with the children, who came with them, lived for many years. Fifteen years ago, Mr. Corl retired from active farming and remained in the home community until about three years ago when with his wife he came to Alma and made a home on Grover Avenue. There he passed away on Sunday after months of ill health. The funeral was held at Elwell on Wednesday afternoon and every honor was given the deceased. Rev. Horton was in charge of the service. Mr. Davis and Mr. Crooks carried the flags and the body was also escorted by honorary pallbearers from the Womens' Relief Corps, Maccabees and Rebekahs. Burial was made at the Seville Cem. Mrs. Corl with three daughters and one son, also many other relatives and friends survive the aged soldier.
Arthur Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator,OH, Jun 9,1971; ref. Bob Orr): Arthur Corll, 66, of South Turner Road, was pronounced dead of a heart attack at Osteopathic Hospital at 3:30 a.m. Friday. Mr. Corll was born Oct.12,1904, in Austintown, a son of Martin and Etta (Flick) Corll. He was a self-employed milk hauler, retiring in 1959. His wife, the former Edith Mae Carnes, whom he married in 1930, died in 1965. He leaves five daughters: Mrs. Jean Cramer, Mrs. Dorothy Miller, and Mrs. Sandra Clark of North Jackson; Mrs. Donna McGown of Canfield and Mrs. Carol Wilson of Ellsworth; a son,Gerald at home; a sister Mrs. May Butzer of Youngstown and 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel,where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Mrs. Edith Carnes Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, July 15,1965; Ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Edith Corll,62, of R.D.1 Canfield died of cancer at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday at the Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital after a six week illness. Mrs. Corll was born Nov.11,1902, in Austintown, a daughter of Shannon and Lesba (Harding) Carnes. Besides her husband, Arthur M., to whom she married in 1930, she leaves five daughter, Mrs. Jean Cramer, and Mrs. Dorothy Miller both of North Jacksonl and Mrs. Donna Megown, Mrs. Carol Wilson and Mrs. Sandra Clark, all of Youngstown, a son Gerald at home; two sisters Mrs. Fred Straley and Mrs. Scott Neff,both of Youngstown and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Austintown Chapel, Lane Funeral Home where friends may call Friday evening.
Samuel A. Rettinhouse (ref. Bob Orr): Samuel A. Rettinhouse, 54, of Fruitport, died Thursday, Jan.14,1999. He was born in Muskegon on July 1,1944, and married the former Christi Ann Dykema, on Oct.12,1974 in Fruitport. Mr.Rettinhouse served in the U.S. Marine Corps for two tours during Vietnam. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years and for the last four, he was the postmaster at the Holton Post Office. He attended Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ, was a former member of the Muskegon Elks Club and a member of the N.A.P.S. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include, wife Christi, one son at home, Robert; parents, Red and Bea Johnson of Fruitport; parents-in-law John and Dorothy Dykma of Muskegon; three sisters: Sherry Younkers of Fruitport, Pam Weaver of Muskegon, and Robin Johnson of North Muskegon; a brother Larry Johnson of Fruitport and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter Rita and a brother Scott. Funeral arrangements are being made by the Clock Funeral Home in Fruitport. The funeral services for Mr. Samuel Rettinhouse will be Monday, Jan.18,1999, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ with Rev. Bill Bertach officiating. Military rites under the auspices of the Muskegon County Council of Veterans. Internment will be at the Fruitport Cem. Visitation will be on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Clock Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.
Harry Emmett Corll (source-Greenville Record Argus, Aug.20,1932-Death Roll): Harry Emmett Corll,39, died at his home on Laycock Street, Sandy Lake, last evening about 7 o'clock after being stricken with acute indigestion while playing baseball a short time before. His parents, Elizabeth Marsteller and Miles Corll, live Rte 6, Meadville. Mr. Corll was born in Perry Twp. and has made his home in Sandy Lake since he served on the town council and was a member of the I.O.O. F. and Masonic Lodges,. Besides his parents and his wife, five children, all under the age 14 years of age survive: Robert, Phyllis, Shirely, John and Harry,jr. Also surviving are a sister,Mrs. C.E. McClimans of Cleveland. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the home with internment in Oak Hill Cem.
Mrs. Harry E. Corll-Sandy Lake,PA :(ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Bess D. Corll, widow of Harry E. Corll, Main Street, Sandy Lake, died suddenly at 8:45 p.m. Monday in the Greenville Hospital where she was admitted earlier in the day. She was 83. Mrs. Corll was born Jan.16, 1894 in Perry Twp. to the late Hiram and Etta (Nunamaker) Osborne., She was married Aug.24,1915, Her husband preceded her in death Aug.19, 1932. She had been a resident of Sandy Lake most of her life. She was a member of the Lakeview United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women of the church. She was also a member of the Jolly Stitchers Club of Sandy Lake, the Princess Rebekah Lodge of Sandy Lake and also the Stoneboro Chapter 110 of the Eastern Star. She graduated from the Sandy Lake High School in 1913. She was retired from Polk Center where she worked for many years. Prior to that she was a telephone operator with the Meadville Telephone Co. Survivors are three sons: Robert of Zelienople; John J of Hermitage and Harry D. of Sandy Lake;two daughters
Miss Louise Jane Corll (source-Greenfield Record Argus, Oct.26,1926; ref. Bob Orr): Miss Louise Jane Corll,aged 80, one of Mercer County's oldest and most highly respected residents, died at the home of her sister,Mrs. Ellen Haggerty, Perry Twp. last evening following a paralytic stroke. News of her death brings sincere grief to her host of friends throughout the country. Born Apr.2,1850, in the home in which she died, Miss Corll spent her entire life on the old homestead. She was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Mary Elizabeth Corll. When but two years of age, Miss Corll was stricken with spinal trouble which made her a lifelong cripple. Despite this handicap she devoted her life to usefulness and service. She endeared herself to all who knew her by her cheerful dispoisition and quiet helpfulness. Miss Corll was a devout Christian, and for many years was a faithful member of the Georgetown Baptist Church at Sheakleyville. Later she transferred her membership to the Christian Church at Carpenter's Corner. Following are the surviving brothers and sisters:Isaac M. of Clark's Mills, PA; Charles K. and Mrs. Mary Matilda Orr of Manchester, IA; Mrs. Emily White, of Farrell,PA; Mrs. Julia Sheakley of New Castle,PA; and Mrs. Ellen Haggerty of Perry Twp.,Mercer Co.,PA; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at the family homestead in Perry Twp. at 2 p.m. Thursday; burial will be in the Memorial Cem. at Hadley. The remains were interred in the Hadley Cem. on Thursday afternoon.
Nina Coles (source: Ref. Diana Hosler): Nina Coles,7;, died Wednesday, May 27, 1998, at her home. Survivors include five daughters: Nancy and Ray DuShane of Grand Haven; Phyllis and John Slayer of Whitehall; Patricia and Bob Wheelock of North Muskegon; Marcia and William Gzym of Swartyz Creek; Carmen and Ronald Wieringa of North Carolina; two sons: James and Michele Coles of Ravenna, Jerry and Belinda Coles of Muskegon; twelve grandchildren and one great grandaughter; two sisters: Freda Britton of Spring Lake and Agnes Bogert of Nunica. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard in 1992. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna. Mrs. Nina Coles, Nunica,MI, The funeral services for Mrs. Nina Coles,age 72, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church in Fruitport with Rev. Wayne Griffiths officiating. Internment will be in the Pine Ridge Cem. Grand Haven. Friends may meet the family Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna. Memorial contributions may be made to Hadley Hospital Cancer Center. Throop Funeral Home, Ravenna,MI
Mrs. Dearborn Davis (source-Warren Tribune Chronicle, Sept.3,1907; Bob Orr): Death relieved Mrs. Dearborn Davis of West Market Street, Monday: She died at her home 504 West Market Street at 2:45 P>M> ,aged 44 years. Mrs. Davis was probably known to many people in Warren as Mrs. Phebe Dearborn. Her maiden name was Phoebe Corll. She was born on a farm near Delightful, Aug. 12,1863, but Warren has been her home during most of the past thirty years. For more than a year past Mrs. Davis has been a great sufferer, being afflicted with a cancer. She became a Christian in early life identifying herself with the Salvation Army and later with the Volunteers of America. She was active and untiring in Christian service and especially zealous in her efforts to life work in Pittsburg. , Cleveland, Chicago, and other cities. She was ever a friend of the poor and unfortunate, and did what she could to relieve their distress. For years past she had been a member of the Baptist Church of this city. Jan.3,1906, at Pueblo,CO. she was married to Dearborn Davis and soon after returned to Warren, where they since resided. By a former marriage she was the widow of four children: three of whom with her husband survived her. They are Mrs. Alice Baisch of Liverpool,OH; Edward Crowe of Youngstown and Mrs. Sarah Jackson of Kenmore.OH; Her father Jesse Corll and brother Edward, are living at Unionville,IN One sister, Mrs. Mary Corll resides at N.Jackson,OH. The funeral service will be held at the home Wednesday at 2 p.m. conducted by her pastor Rev. William E. Barker.
John J. Corll (source-The Herald,Sharon,PA Nov.4,2001; Ref. Bob Orr): Retired Hickory School Coach/Educator,Loved Outdoors; John J. Corll. 649 North Hermitage Rd.,Hermitage, died at 1:50 a.m. Saturday,11-3-2001. in his residence. He was 73. He was born Nov. 22,1927 in Sandy Lake to Harry and Bess (Osborne) Corll. A 1944 alumnus of Sandy Lake High School, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University. A veteran of WWII Mr. Corll served in the army as a military policeman with the Occupational Forces in Japan as a master sergeant. Before his retirement in 1990, he was employed by the Hermitage School District as a history and physical education teacher at Hickory High School and Hermitage Middle School for 35 years. Mr. Corll was the former football coach at Hickory High School and was the former basketball coach for Hermitage Middle School. He attended Hickory United Methodist Church,Hermitage. Mr. Corll was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and playing golf at the Greenville Country Club, where he was a member. He was also a member of the National Education Association; PA State Retired Association and the Mercer County Teachers Association. Surviving are two sons: Clark E. Corll.Hermitage, and John J. Corll. New Orleans,LA; two daughter: Connie B. Corll, New Orleans,LA and Gretchen A. Corll,Reynolds; two brothers: Harry "Skip" Corll, Ft.Myers,FL and Robert Corlol, Grove City and two sisters: Phyllis Chishem,Greenville and Shirley Bauwin, Dayton,OH. He was preceded in death by his wife,Constance Ruth (Miller) Corll who died in 1973 and his parents. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercer Co. Unit of the Americsan Cancer Society,19 Jefferson Ave., Sharon,PA 16146. Calling hours at the Sample-Odonell Funeral Home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday (11-5-2001),East State Street at North Oakland Ave., Sharon. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. G.H.Trumbo,padtor....
Clayton M.Moyer (source-Record Courier, Apr.6,1963; Ref. Bob Orr): Clayton M. Moyer, 63 of 2421 State Rte 5, Ravenna, district manager of Modern Woodmen Accident and Life Insurance Co., in Portage and Trumbull Counties, died earlier today, in the Robinson Memorial Hospital. His death followed a period of ill health which required hospitalization. He was the last admitted to the hospital four days ago. Born in Southington,OH, Jan.20, 1895, he has lived in this area 45 years. He was a member of several the First Christian Church. A veteran of WWI he belonged to several veterans organizations: including Post 1055, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion Post 331 and the Disabled American Veterans. He leaves his wife,Bertha, a daughter, Mrs. Vernon Cady (Helen) of Ravenna and a half brother, Elmer Moyer of Warren. Services at the Charles E. Woolf Memorial Home, Ravenna, will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Kenneth Kindig, officiating. Burial will be made in the Maple Grove Cem. Friends will be received at the Memorial Home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mrs. James Buist (source-Green Haven Tribune,Green Haven Nov.10,1965,Ref. Diane Hosler):Mrs. James Buist,age 41, passed away early Wednesday morning and reposes at the Kammeraad Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the First Reformed Church of Ravenna with the Rev. G. Damsteegt officiating. Internment will be in the Fruitport Cem The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kammeraad Funeral Home Wednesday and Thursday evenings between 7 and 9 p.m. and Thursday afternnon between 2 and 4 m. Relatives, please meet in the church basement at 1:45 Friday.
Fred Thomas Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Apr.27,1917; Ref. Bob Orr): Fred Thomas Corll, aged 36 years, died at 11:00 a.m. Sunday in the family home in South Cornersburg,OH fowing a three week's illness. Deceased was born in Canfield Twp. and was a son of the late Nathan and Catherine (Smith) Corll. the latter having passed away only four weeks ago. He had spent his entire lifetime in Cornersburg, where he was well liked and highly regarded by all who knew him. Twelve years ago he was married to Louise Begeot, who survives with three children: Loretta, Randall and Robert. He leaves also two sisters: Mrs. Austin Crum, Mrs. Fred Greier and a brother Clyde Corll. Mr. Corll was a devoted member of the Lutheran Church at Cornersburg,OH. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the Cornersburg Lutheran Church with the Rev.Kratz officiating. Internment will be made in Cornersburg,OH
Mrs. Mary Louise Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Apr.25,1925, ref. Bob Orr): "Death Comes to Mrs. Corll- Revered South Side Woman Expires After Attack of Heart Disease" Mrs. Corll,146 Cleveland St., died Friday at 7:00 p.m. at her residence after an attack of heart disease. Mrs. Corll was born in France, Jan. 29,1876, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Constant Bigot. She came to this country and to Youngstown 45 years ago Nov.28,1905, she was married to Fred Corll, who preceded her in death. Mrs Corll was a devoted member of the St.Luke's Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held from Orr's Funeral Home,Monday, at 1:30 p .m. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery at Cornersburg,OH. She is survived by the following children: Robert, Randall and Mrs.Dewey Bailey, all of this city; and one sister Mrs. Harry Russell of Detroit and two brothers: Herman Bigot and Abel Bigot of Hubbard,OH
Howard E. (Pete) Corll (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Sept.17,1972; Ref. Jennifer Neff): Howard E. (Pete) Corll, 72,of 35 Scott Street, died of a heart ailment at 3:15 p.m. Friday, in South Side Hospital. Mr. Corll was born Jan.,19,1900, in Canfield, a son of Wallace and Barbara Ellen (Fullwiler) Corll, ,and lived in Canfield all his life. He worked as a custodian in the Canfield Municipal Building. He attended the Canfield Christian Church. His wife, the former Anna M. Scott, whom he married Mar.9, 1921. Burial :Sept.1972-Canfield Village Cem. Sec.;Row B; Canfield, Mahoning Co., Ohio
Mrs. Alice Corll Smith (source-Youngstown Vindicator, Jan,.7,1921; Ref. Bob Orr): Mrs. Alice Smith, (daughter of Reuben and Rebecca "Peggy" (Byhr) Corll, widow of John F. Smith, died at her home in New Middletown, Thursday at 12:50 p.m.. She has been in excellent health up to a week ago, when she was stricken with paralysis and from that time on the end was apparent. She was born in Austintown, Feb 9,1855, and had lived in that vicinty all her life, coming from one of the best and most widely known families in that section of the state. Mrs. Smith was one of the foremost members of the Zion Lutheran Church at New Middletowm and always took an active part in every social or religious function, where by her kind and winning disposition, she made for herself a host of friends who will deeply regret her sudden passing. Her husband preceded her in death four years ago. Two sons survive: Chauncey O. and Era T.Smith, both of New Middletowm; also four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the family residence Sunday, at 1:30 p.m. and at the Zion Lutheran Church at 2 o'clock. Internment will be made in the Zion Cem., New Middletown.
John T.Smith (ref.Bob Orr)" The funeral of John T. Smith,who died Friday night at his home in New Middletown of infirmities of advanced age, was held Sunday afternoon from the Zion Lutheran Church with burial in the Zion Cem. The deceased spent nearly all his life in or near Mew Middletown. He taught school 22 years, worked as a carpenter 20 years,and lived on his farm the rest of his life. He is survived by his wife and two sons:Chauncey and Ezra; also four grandchildren.
Mrs. Lettie B.Rettinhouse (source-Grand Haven Tribune, Nov.7,1983; Ref. Diane Hosler): The funeral services for Mrs. Lettie B. Rettinhouse, 82,will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, from the VanZantwick Bartels & Kammeraad Funeral Home of Grand Haven with Pastor C.Alphon Tedder, officiating. Friends are invited to meet the family 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those desiring a memorial are asked to please consider the First Baptist Church of Spring Lake Memorial Fund.
George A. Rettinhouse (source-Grand Haven Tribune, May 31,1967;ref.Diane Hosler): George A. Rettinhouse, 8555 Sternberg Rd., Nunica died late Monday at the Municipal Hospital. He was 77 and had been admitted to the hospital Sunday. Born Aug.9, 1889, in Big Rapids, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William J. Rettinhouse, he married the former Miss Lettie Corll in Grand Rapids, Nov.6,1913. He moved to the Nunica area about 29 years ago. He had been employed in the maintenance department of the Fruitport Community Schools,retiring in 1959. Mr. Rettinhouse was a chartered member of the Fruitport Bethel Baptist Church. Surviving are the widow, Lettie, four daughters: Mrs. Edward (Freda) Britton and Mrs. Howard (Nina) Coles,both of Nunica, Mrs. John (Fern) George of Spring Lake and Mrs. Clare (Agnes) Bogart of Fruitport; two sons: Fay of Fruitport and Leonard of Nunica; 22 grandchildren ; 32 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Kammeraad Funeral Home, Grand Haven. (another source) Mr. George A. Rettinhouse, 8555 Sternberg Rd., Sullivan Twp., Muskegon Co., MI. age 77, passed away Monday evening following a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. at the Kammeraad Funeral Home, Grand Haven with the Rev. Glenn Williamson, Pastor of the Sullivan Community Church officiating. Internment will be in the Fruitport Cem. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home in Grand Haven Wednesday and Thursday evenings between 7 to 9 p.m.
Ellis Berwood Corll (source-The Evening News Harrisburg,PA,Sept.28,1995 Ref.Bob Orr): Ellis Berwood Corll,76,of 5543 Locust St.,Paxtonia, formerly of Mt.Joy, died Wednesday in the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He etired as a laborer from Frhauf Trucking Corp., Lower Swatara Twp., was an Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII, and a member of VFW Post 5772. Surviving are a stepson ,Frank A. Richardson,with whom he lived; two brothers: Clyde E. of Mount Joy and George B. of Elizabethtown, a sister Esther B.Kaylor of La Habra, CA and two step-grandchildren. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Hellig Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Henry Eberle Cem. Viewing will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, in the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Administration Medical Center, Hospice Unit, 1700 South Lincoln Ave., Lebanon,PA 17042. (another ref.:source- Intelligencer Journal, Sept.28,1995): Berwood "Berry" Corll, 76,of 5543 Locust St., Harrisburg, formerly of Mount Joy, died Wednesday morning at the Lebanon Adm. Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Jaquetta G.(Clay) Corll, who died in 1975. Born in Youngstown,he was the son of the late Clyde E. and Sarah B.(Zeller) Corll. He retired from the former Fruehauf Corp. in Middletown. A WWII veteran, he served in New Guinea and the Phillipines with the 340th Fighter Squadron of the U.S.Army Air Corps. An avid bowler, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5772. He was baptised at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Mt.Joy. Surviving are a stepson Frank A. Richardson, with who he resided, two step grandchildren, a sister Esther B.Kaylor of La Habra,CA and two brothers: George B. of Elizabethtown and Clyde E. of Mount Joy.
Nathan Blott (source-Mahoning Dispatch June 2,1922; ref.Jennifer Neff): Nathan Blott, husband of Lydia Corll and second marriage wife Agnes Ann Zedaker, died at his home on West Main Street at 5:30 Monday morning of acute indigestion. He was feeling unusually well Sunday remarking to members of his family that he felt like a man of 21 than one nearly 72. He and his family went to Sunday School and church in the morning and was much pleased upon their return home shortly afternoon to find that Clarence Held and family of Struthers had come to spend the day and celebrte the birthdays of Mrs. Blott and her grandson, Lester Held, a surprise birthday dinner having been prepared by Mrs. Held. Mr. Blott all day gave evidence of the pleasure the visit afforded him. He retired early Sunday night but about midnight called his wife and complained of illness. Dr. C.H. Campbell was called and for a time the patient rested easy but death finally claimed him. Deceased was born in Austintown, July 19,1850, son of Daniel and Susan (Foulk) Blott. Seventy years ago he came to Canfield with his parents residing on a farm one mile north of the village. Most of his life he followed farming and worked as a stone mason. A few years since he purchased property on West Main Street which had since been his home. During the last two years he was a janitor at the high school building. He was a faithful member of the M.E. Church and Dublin Grange. He was twice married, his second wife Agnes Zedaker Blott, surviving together with three step-children: John R.Corll,Youngstown; Mrs. C. A. Bishop,West Austintown; and Mrs. Clarence Held, Struthers. Funeral services held from the family home Thursday afternoon at 1:30 pm were conducted by the Rev. C.L.Cope, Many sorrowing friends being in attendance. Burial in the Village Cem.
Lydia "Liti" Corll Blott (source- Mahoning Dispatch, Apr.20,1906; ref.Jennifer Neff):Mrs. Nathan Blott died last Thursday afternoon at her home one mile north of the village. About the holidays she had suffered a slight stroke of paralysis and she had since been ailing. Last Thursday she was again stricken and death resulted as above state. Deceased was a daughter of David and Lydia Corll and was born in Austintown July 23,1848. She was married to Nathan Blott, May 6,1875, and had ever since resided in Canfield. Mrs. Blott was a quiet, unassuming woman and commanded the love and esteem of a wide circle of friends,She was a member of the Zion Reformed Church and an active worker in the cause of the Master. Besides her husband she leaves four brothers: Jefferson, Charles, Cornelius and Monroe, and two sisters: Mrs. Eli Neff and Mrs., Martin Crum, Funeral services held from Zion Church, Saturday, at 1 o'clock p.m. were conducted by Rev. J.C. Schaaf, a large concourse of sorrowing friends being in attendance. The internment was made in the Zion Cem. (Editor's note: She is listed as being buried with her husband in the Village Cem Sec.C.,Row 5 along with Nathan's second wife Agnes Zedaker:Sec.C.row 5)